Monthly Archives: October 2010

Vol. 65, n° 9-10, September-October 2010
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Guest editors
Mounir Mokhtari, CNRS IPAL/Telecom SudParis, France
Mohamed Ali Feki, Alcatel-Lucent Bell, Belgium
Chris Nugent, University of Ulster, UK


Mounir Mokhtari, Mohamed Ali Feki, Chris Nugent

The potential of information and communication technologies to support ageing and independent living

Jeffrey Soar

School of Information Systems, Faculty of Business, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, QLD, Australia

Abstract This paper discusses the potential of Information and Communications Technology to support ageing and independent living. It reports on the expected impact of ageing Baby Boomers, the environment for ageing, chronic illness and other challenges of ageing, developments in Smart Homes and Assistive Technologies and on the available research evidence of the benefits.» Read the summary

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